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  1. Silvan S. Schweber (forthcoming). The Metaphysics of Science at the End of a Heroic Age. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science.
     
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  2. Tian Yu Cao & Silvan S. Schweber (1993). The Conceptual Foundations and the Philosophical Aspects of Renormalization Theory. Synthese 97 (1):33 - 108.
  3. S. S. Schweber (2006). Insights Into Big Science. Metascience 15 (1):167-171.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (1980). Darwin and the Political Economists: Divergence of Character. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 13 (2):195 - 289.
    Several stages can be identified in Darwin's effort to formulate natural selection. The first stage corresponded, roughly speaking, to the period up to 1844. It was characterized by Darwin's attempt to base his model of geographic speciation on an individualistic dynamics, with species understood as reproductively isolated populations. Toward the end of this period, Darwin's ignorance of the laws of variations and heredity led him to adopt varieties and species as the units of variations. This had the extremely important effect (...)
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  5. Silvan S. Schweber (1995). QED and the Men Who Made It: Dyson, Feynman, Schwinger, and Tomonaga. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 46 (4):624-627.
     
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    Sam Schweber & Matthias Wächter (2000). Complex Systems, Modelling and Simulation. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 31 (4):583-609.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (1977). The Origin of the "Origin" Revisited. Journal of the History of Biology 10 (2):229 - 316.
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  8. Silvan S. Schweber (1977). The Origin of theOrigin Revisited. Journal of the History of Biology 10 (2):229-316.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (2003). J. Robert Oppenheimer: Proteus Unbound. Science in Context 16 (1):219-242.
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  10. Silvan S. Schweber (2006). Einstein and Oppenheimer: Interactions and Intersections. Science in Context 19 (4):513.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (1980). Darwin and the Political Economists: Divergence of Character. Journal of the History of Biology 13 (2):195-289.
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    S. S. Schweber (2015). Arnold Sommerfeld: A Biography. Metascience 24 (1):111-117.
    Michael Eckert has written a remarkable biography of Arnold Sommerfeld , the “off-scale” theoretical physicist who made his Seminar at the University of Munich the outstanding school of theoretical physics of the first third of the twentieth century. Sommerfeld was the teacher and mentor of a large number of exceptional theoretical physicists who studied with him either as doctoral or post-doctoral studentsSee the Wikipedia entry for Arnold Sommerfeld for a complete listing of all his students by category.; and among these, (...)
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    S. Schweber (1995). Early Quantum Electrodynamics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 26 (2):201-211.
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    S. S. Schweber (1989). John Herschel and Charles Darwin: A Study in Parallel Lives. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 22 (1):1 - 71.
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    S. S. Schweber (1980). Review: Early Victorian Science: "Science in Culture". [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 13 (1):121 - 140.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (1979). The Young Darwin. Journal of the History of Biology 12 (1):175-192.
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    Sam Schweber (2016). Some Comments on Emergence. In Susan Neiman, Peter Galison & Wendy Doniger (eds.), What Reason Promises: Essays on Reason, Nature and History. De Gruyter 124-135.
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    Sam Schweber & Matthias Wächter (2000). Complex Systems, Modelling and Simulation. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 31 (4):583-609.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (2009). Science Without Laws. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 52 (1):141-152.
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  20. S. S. Schweber (1989). John Herschel and Charles Darwin: A Study in Parallel Lives. Journal of the History of Biology 22 (1).
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    S. Schweber, Alex Wellerstein, Ethan Pollock, Barton Bernstein & Michael Gordin (2011). Contingencies of the Early Nuclear Arms Race. Metascience 20 (3):443-465.
    Contingencies of the early nuclear arms race Content Type Journal Article Pages 1-23 DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9495-z Authors S. S. Schweber, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, Science Center 371, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Alex Wellerstein, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, Science Center 371, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Ethan Pollock, Department of History, Box N, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA Barton J. Bernstein, History Department, Building 200, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2024, USA Michael D. Gordin, History (...)
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    S. S. Schweber (1988). Reminiscences About a Great Physicist: Paul Adrien Maurice DiracBehram N. Kursunoglu Eugene P. Wigner. Isis 79 (2):356-357.
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    S. Schweber (2008). Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 99:879-882.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (2003). Albert Einstein and the Founding of Brandeis University. In A. Ashtekar (ed.), Revisiting the Foundations of Relativistic Physics. 615--640.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (1979). Review: The Young Darwin. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 12 (1):175 - 192.
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    Silvan S. Schweber (1988). Review: The Correspondence of the Young Darwin. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 21 (3):501 - 519.
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    Ss Schweber (2008). On Sociological Biographies. Annals of Science 65 (4):573Á578.
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    S. Schweber (1988). Reminiscences About a Great Physicist: Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac by Behram N. Kursunoglu; Eugene P. Wigner. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 79:356-357.
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  29. Gal BenPorat & Sam Schweber (2015). Quantum Chemistry and the Quantum Revolution. In Ana Simões, Jürgen Renn & Theodore Arabatzis (eds.), Relocating the History of Science. Springer International Publishing
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  30. Cathryn Carson & Silvan Schweber (1994). Recent Biographical Studies in the Physical Sciences. Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 85:284-292.
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  31. Cathryn Carson & Silvan S. Schweber (1994). Recent Biographical Studies in the Physical SciencesUncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner HeisenbergDavid C. CassidySteinmetz: Engineer and SocialistRonald R. KlineA Scientist's Voice in American Culture: Simon Newcomb and the Rhetoric of Scientific MethodAlbert E. MoyerHarriet Brooks: Pioneer Nuclear ScientistMarelene F. Rayner-Canham Geoffrey W. Rayner-CanhamSelections and Reflections: The Legacy of Sir Lawrence BraggJohn M. Thomas David PhillipsThe Joy of Insight: Passions of a PhysicistVictor Weisskopf. [REVIEW] Isis 85 (2):284-292.
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  32. Gerald Holton & S. Schweber (1988). Eloge: Bern Dibner, 1878-1988. Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 79:475-477.
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  33. Gerald Holton & S. S. Schweber (1988). Eloge: Bern Dibner, 1878-1988. Isis 79 (3):475-477.
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  34. Sam Schweber (1995). Early Quantum Electrodynamics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 26 (2):201-211.
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  35. Silvan S. Schweber (1988). Essay Review: The Correspondence of the Young Darwin. Journal of the History of Biology 21 (3):501-519.
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  36. S. Schweber (1991). Gesammelte Werke/Collected Works by Werner Heisenberg; W. Blum; H.-P. Dürr; H. Rechenberg. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 82:159-160.
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  37. S. S. Schweber (1991). Gesammelte Werke/Collected WorksWerner Heisenberg W. Blum H.-P. Dürr H. Rechenberg. Isis 82 (1):159-160.
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  38. Ss Schweber (1989). Herschel, John and Darwin, Charles-a Study in Parallel Lives. Journal of the History of Biology 22 (1):1-71.
     
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  39. Silvan Schweber (1982). Hamiltonian Transform. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 73:107-109.
     
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  40. Silvan S. Schweber (1982). Hamiltonian TransformSir William Rowan HamiltonThomas L. Hankins. Isis 73 (1):107-109.
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  41. S. S. Schweber (2008). Karen Barad.Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning. Xiii + 524 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Durham, N.C./London: Duke University Press, 2007. [REVIEW] Isis 99 (4):879-882.
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  42. S. Schweber (1992). Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Volume 1 by John L. Heilbron; Robert W. Seidel. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 83:681-682.
     
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  43. S. S. Schweber (1992). Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Volume 1John L. Heilbron Robert W. Seidel. Isis 83 (4):681-682.
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  44. Silvan Schweber (1982). Natural Knowledge in Social Context: The Journals of Thomas Archer Hirst, FRS by William H. Brock; Roy M. MacLeod. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 73:604-605.
     
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  45. Samuel S. Schweber (1992). Rochester Roundabout: The Story of High Energy PhysicsJohn Polkinghorne. Isis 83 (2):359-361.
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  46. Silvan Schweber (1990). Symmetries, Asymmetries, and the World of Particles by T. D. Lee; Thirty Years Since Parity Nonconservation: A Symposium for T. D. Lee by Robert Novick. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 81:376-377.
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  47. Silvan S. Schweber (1990). Symmetries, Asymmetries, and the World of ParticlesT. D. LeeThirty Years Since Parity Nonconservation: A Symposium for T. D. LeeRobert Novick. [REVIEW] Isis 81 (2):376-377.
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  48. S. Schweber (1985). The Birth of Particle Physics by Laurie M. Brown; Lillian Hoddeson. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 76:101-102.
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  49. Sam Schweber (1997). Twentieth Century PhysicsLaurie M. Brown Abraham Pais Brian Pippard. Isis 88 (2):319-321.
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  50. S. Schweber (2000). The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight Zone of the Scientific Age by John Horgan. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 91:177-179.
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